Entries by Jeff Robb

Environmental Crimes Task Force

We have started an Environmental Crimes Task Force that meets monthly to discuss environmental issues in the Uintah Basin. We have active participation from local law enforcement, Environmental Protection Agency, Department of Environmental Quality, and Uintah County Attorneys office. We wouldn’t be where we are without the support of Jon Stearmer and Melissa Olsen from […]

Water Safety

Tricounty Health Department wants you to have a fun and safe summer, this includes being safe in and around water Here are some tips to stay S.A.F.E.   Safety First Swim in designated areas supervised by lifeguards Ensure that everyone in the family learns to swim well. Have young children or inexperienced swimmers wear U.S. […]

Food Safety

With the summer events and barbeques going on, it’s important to keep food at the right temperature and leftovers stored correctly. Do not to leave your food out in the hot weather too long, some foods can cause illness if not kept cold or hot enough. Meats, fish, dairy products, poultry and related foods spoil […]

Fireworks and Your Safety

Each July 4th, (and July 24th in Utah) thousands of people, most often children and teens, are injured while using consumer fireworks. Despite the dangers of fireworks, few people understand the associated risks – devastating burns, other injuries, fires, and even death. For many in Utah, the use of fireworks has become a tradition. The beautifully […]

Teen Outreach Program Summer Retreat

JOIN US! For a FREE fun filled event, Wednesday, June 14, 2017 for our first annual Teen Outreach Program retreat! This event is hosted by TriCounty Health Department. Come and listen to Community Leaders, learn about goal setting, communicating effectively, and meet new people! There will be paddleboarding, kayaking, mountain biking, fishing, swimming, art projects, […]

Medical Reserve Corps

  The TriCounty Medical Reserve Corps is currently seeking medical and non-medical volunteers, below is more information about the MRC and how to volunteer. Be a hero, Volunteer! What is the Medical Reserve Corps (MRC)? MRC units are community-based and function as a way to locally organize and utilize volunteers. These volunteers include medical professionals and […]